HC Deb 24 February 1920 vol 125 c1468

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether a Kurdish leader has recently made representations to the Allied High Commissioner in Constantinople, or to the Turkish Government, with regard to the establishment of a separate autonomous Kurdish State: whether the Government can make any statement regarding the possibility of a Kurdish national movement and their policy towards it should it reach the stage of practical politics; and whether the Kurdish leader in Constantinople represents any considerable number of Kurdish tribes?


In view of the fact that the future of Kurdistan is at the present moment under discussion by the Peace Conference in London, I regret that I am unable to make any statement on the subject.